People always look for way to save money; whether on groceries, cars or books we always look for a discount or a bargain.
The problem starts when we try to save money on our health. It might seem better to do something on the cheap, rather than to not do it at all, but we might be letting ourselves in for problems later down the line.
Do you really want to save money on quality?
First of all, people often think that a dentist are alike, and it doesn’t really matter which doctor you go to, and so it is better to choose the one which gives you the best deal.
However, very often a dentist charges more for his services because he is much more experienced. Furthermore, very often the cheaper deals on dental implant replacements often come at the cost of the quality of the materials from which the implants are made. Each patient should remember that good quality is always more expensive and only the best quality materials should be used,
Quality has a price
The procedures and techniques used by experienced dental surgery specialists cost more.
For the patient to receive the highest possible quality and standards of treatment there needs to be research, clinical studies and trials done first to make it happen and all this has comes at a price. The best dental implant replacement treatments are more expensive than the cheaper ones of lower quality.
Durability of cheaper implants
As in the case of dentures and bridges, the cost of cheaper dental implants will be initially lower, but after a longer period of time the patient will need additional procedures. They will be most probably needed because the lower quality materials used in the cheaper dental implants will make them less durable. Furthermore, the dentist performing the low-cost dental implant replacement may rush the planning phase of the treatment, which might result in less than satisfying outcomes.
Compatibility of the parts
Other times the dentist might use high quality dental implants but place low quality replacement teeth, which were made by a different company and not entirely compatible with the implants. This compatibility is important because all the pieces must fit together perfectly. The 95 to 98% of long-term success rates of dental implant replacement is only possible where all the parts are of high quality and made by the same manufacturer.
Having dental implant replacement treatment of high quality, made by an experienced dental surgeon for a reasonable price is really the one and only cost-efficient way. All other methods like dentures, bridges are bargain deals on dental implants are simply half-measure solutions, which in the future might cost you much more than money.